[dns-operations] resolvers considered harmful

Livingood, Jason Jason_Livingood at cable.comcast.com
Thu Oct 23 19:30:00 UTC 2014

On 10/23/14, 11:59 AM, "Andrew Sullivan" <ajs at anvilwalrusden.com> wrote:

>On Thu, Oct 23, 2014 at 11:43:31AM -0400, Matthew Pounsett wrote:
>>  It¹s externalizing costs, not a trade-off.
>Yeah, this was really the point I was trying to make.  For the overall
>_system_ it is a trade off.  For any given actor, however, it is a shift
>of costs.

As an ISP it may even increase costs. Sure, we could turn off our
recursive resolvers, but then I can only imagine that would be more than
off-set by providing support for / troubleshooting the diversity of
resolvers down at the end user level.

Jason Livingood

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